This could probably be an advisory committee to the Board, someone through
which the Board could run ideas and ask questions that would affect
Wikimedia as a whole. Also, it would be similar to UninvitedCompany's idea
of "Wikipedia ambassadors", or users who are responsible for spreading
Wikimedia-wide messages to their local wikis.
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of David Gerard
Sent: Sunday, November 19, 2006 2:39 PM
To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List
Subject: Re: [Foundation-l] wikicouncil
On 19/11/06, Ray Saintonge <saintonge(a)telus.net> wrote:
David Gerard wrote:
>On 19/11/06, Erik Zachte <erikzachte(a)infodisiac.com> wrote:
>>This is about the Wikicouncil, as discussed
>Sounds like a useful tool to deal with people who
need to be kept busy
>and well away from anything important.
Do I detect yet another note of pessimism?
No, I'm just not entirely sure what it's for, or what scaling problems
it helps solve ... it seems like something to make people feel more
involved, which is good; but its useful function isn't elegantly
foundation-l mailing list